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To run or not to run?

My Dad has always told me, ‘pain is just a weakness leaving the body.’

As a runner, this statement is both encouraging and confusing. 472 more words

Running

DAILY QUOTE 06.09.16

“As athletes, we have ups and downs. Unfortunately, you can’t pick the days they come on.”

– Deena Kastor

Fitness

Tips for runners to protect skin from sun damage

When was the last time you thought about putting on sunscreen? I know, it’s March; but many of us travel over the winter or take full advantage of what sun we do get! 705 more words

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DAILY QUOTE 03.28.16

“When you have the enthusiasm and the passion, you end up figuring how to excel.”

– Deena Kastor

Fitness

35 Weeks to Go: The Oval Highway to Hell

They say you should never make big life decisions in the middle of the night.  Well, thanks to two vodka martinis and a bad case of monkey mind, several weeks ago, I found myself reading “Marathoning for Mortals” again during the wee hours.  2,191 more words

Running

Deena Kastor withdraws from Olympic marathon trials

Deena Kastor won’t try to make history at the U.S. Olympic marathon trials on Saturday.

Kastor, 42 and the last U.S. woman to earn an Olympic marathon medal (bronze, 2004), will not contest the 26.2-mile race in Los Angeles due to a recent glute muscle strain. 204 more words

Olympics

THE HEAT WILL BE ON IN LA

Twice in recent men’s U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials history the weather has been a significant factor.  This coming Saturday in Los Angeles that number will jump to three as temperatures in LA have been forecast for the low-70sF (21C) at the 10 a.m. 1,401 more words

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